Transportation Articles

Old Dominion posts record results in quarter, says LTL pricing strengthened
Double-digit gains across the board for the well-run carrier.

Night time is the right time
Electric semis run quietly enough for midnight deliveries in urban areas.

Sea container imports expected to grow 4.9 percent in first half of 2018, NRF-Hackett report says
2017 imports finish 7.6 percent above previous year, but growth is expected to moderate in 2018.

Walmart modifies OTIF requirements, tests plan to automate delivery appointments
Retailer changes "on-time, in-full" compliance dates, delivery thresholds.

UPS adds time-definite deliveries to international express freight service
Noon, 2 p.m. set as commitment times for service.

Port Canaveral lands $8.245 million state grant
Funds will help improve roadways for cruise and cargo traffic, port says.

XPO, Echo post strong fourth quarter, full-year results
Jacobs confirms XPO on track to complete 1 or 2 deals by end of year.

Teamsters withdraw demands banning UPS use of drones, autonomous vehicles
Company proposes Sunday deliveries with part-time drivers using personal vehicles, union group says.

BNSF Logistics names Dan Curtis president
Curtis replaces Greer, president for 7 years.

UPS launches weekly Louisville-Dubai nonstop as part of round-world service
Leg to cut one day off transit times to Middle East, company says.

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